Quotes: parents

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  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.
  • 'Benedict' means 'blessed.' My parents liked the sound of the name and felt slightly blessed because they'd been trying for a child for a very long time.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
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    A child needs to be listened to and talked to at 3 and 4 and 5 years of age. Parents should not wait for the sophisticated conversation of a teenager.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
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    A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.

  • After 'The Poisonwood Bible' was published, several people believed that my parents were missionaries, which could not be further from the truth.
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
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    All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child.
  • All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.
  • Although I was born to famous parents, I know and feel the problems of ordinary citizens.
  • Bertil Ohlin
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    As mathematics had been my best subject at school, my parents proposed - and I accepted - studies at the University of Lund in mathematics, statistics, and economics. The choice of the latter subject is said to be due to the fact that at the age of five years, I was very fond of calculating the cost of the various cakes my mother used to bake.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
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    As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.
  • Bo Sanchez
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    As much as I loved the model of St. Francis, I realized that I couldn't afford to be poor, because unlike St. Francis, I'm not celibate. I was enlightened that God's call to me was not poverty but generosity and simplicity. And I had to go back to the lesson I learned from my parents: that is, simplicity.
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